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An Act for the Better Protection of the Pupils of the North Carolina Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind From Contagious Diseases, and for Other Purposes Therein Contained.

1879 Public Laws: Chapter 332

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Pages 507-508.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That where it shall appear to the satisfaction of the governor upon the affidavit of two respectable citizens that the parents of any deaf mute or blind child are unable to provide said child with clothing and for expenses to and from the institution, or where the child has no living parents, then and in that case the governor shall draw upon the auditor for an amount sufficient to clothe and pay said expenses, and the auditor upon the state treasurer, who shall pay the same: Provided, that the auditor shall charge said amount to the county from which said child came and add it to the tax list of the sheriff of said county and collect the same as other amounts due the state: Provided further, that the amount charged shall in no case exceed twenty dollars per year for any pupil.

Sec. 2. That the board of directors shall have the lot in front of the colored institution for the purpose of a garden for the pupils, and the sale of a portion of said lot, and all notes and papers may be cancelled, provided the purchasers will agree to give up the bonds, receive their notes and the amount of money advanced by them, and to this end the governor is fully empowered to effect this arrangement.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 14th day of March, A.D. 1879.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
John M. Moring, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 19th, 1879.

I, William L. Saunders, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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